LG Optimus Z

It was not too long ago that LG has launched their Optimus smartphone. And close to the end of July, the Korean manufacturer has announced the new Android-based Optimus Z.

LG has announced the launch of its latest LG Optimus Z (LG-SU950/KU9500) smartphone. However, its only available in Korea and offered through the local telecoms
providers SK Telecom and KT. The Optimus Z boasts a stylish design and latest version 2.1 of Google’s Android OS. According to the maker, the phone will have the option to upgrade to version 2.2 (Froyo) before the end of the year.

Equipped with the 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon, the Optimus Z features a 3.5-inch WVGA “Hyper” HD LCD (800 x 480 pixels) display, Korea-specific T-DMB mobile TV, 5-megapixel camera, Dolby Mobile and DivX compatibility.

With the On Screen Phone function, users can display their phone interface on the screen that lets user display their phone interface on the screen of their PC.

The LG Optimus Z is the third device in LG’s Optimus Series family to be introduced globally. LG claims that more Optimus devices are in the pipeline, including the launch of LG’s Android tablet in the fourth quarter of 2010.